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Length of scholarship essays?

I've been applying for a few scholarships lately and I'm not sure how long these essays should be. To those who've written scholarship essays before, any suggestions? Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're applying for scholarships. The length of scholarship essays can vary depending on the specific requirements provided by the scholarship organization. Some may have a strict word limit, while others might have a suggested range or not specify a length at all.

In general, a good rule of thumb is to aim for about 500-800 words for a scholarship essay unless otherwise specified. This length typically provides enough space to effectively communicate your main points and elaborate on your thoughts, while also remaining concise and engaging for the reader. Always make sure to carefully read the guidelines and follow any word count or formatting instructions provided for each scholarship you apply to. Good luck!

7 months ago

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